Director of Financial Aid

Posted Date 1 week ago(5/23/2023 8:15 AM)
Job ID
2023-26520
Job City
South Bend
Job State
Indiana

Overview

Knowledge Services is actively seeking a Director of Financial Aid for a higher education institution in South Bend, IN. This is a full time, direct hire opportunity. Candidates must live in the South Bend/ Elkhart area as they are expected to work primarily onsite.

Responsibilities

  • Directs and manages key financial aid and veterans’ affairs processes at the South Bend/Elkhart campus:

  • Lead efforts on campus to assist students with filing their FAFSA, resolving financial aid issues, completing verification, and getting into a paid status before the start of classes.

  • Support veteran students with their educational benefits and oversee the Veterans Resource Center.

  • Administer and fully utilize federal campus-based aid programs, including the Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant and the Federal Work-Study Program.

  • Administer scholarships and institutional aid, including  Grant and  Scholarship, and organize campus scholarship committees.

  • Review emergency aid requests in conjunction with other campus offices.

  • Organize and serve on the campus Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) appeals committees.

  • Manage the campus special circumstances review process.

  • Conduct financial aid outreach to current and prospective students in the local community.

  • Establish effective relationships with key campus personnel and work closely with campus enrollment services and student success staff members.

  • Coordinate efforts with the Financial Aid and Veterans Affairs processing centers.

  • SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Executive Director of Student Financial Aid (direct report), Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs (dotted line)

  • SUPERVISION GIVEN: Assistant Directors of Financial Aid x 3

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • 3+ years’ experience administering financial aid programs.
  • Experience working in Higher Education
  • Must demonstrate ability to build and maintain strong, authentic relationships.
  • Strong organizational skills and superior attention to detail required.
  • Proven success simultaneously managing multiple projects and initiatives required.
  • Must demonstrate ability to promote an inclusive environment that reflects the broad diversity and backgrounds represented by our students and employees and which every individual feels respected and valued.
  • Must demonstrate ability to promote an inclusive environment that reflects the broad diversity and backgrounds represented by our students and employees and which every individual feels respected and valued.

Company Benefits:

  • You will receive a competitive salary with top benefit packages!
  • Extensive vacation time, paid holidays, and winter recess
  • Excellent medical, dental, vision, and prescription benefits
  • 10% Retirement Plan company match
  • Free Tuition and student loan forgiveness options
  • Professional development is a priority where you'll experience paid conferences, seminars, and meetings to further grow your knowledge and skill set. 

Knowledge Services is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

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